Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Faces In The Crowd: Musicians, Writers, Actors, And Filmmakers” as Want to Read:
Faces In The Crowd: Musicians, Writers, Actors, And Filmmakers
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Faces In The Crowd: Musicians, Writers, Actors, And Filmmakers

3.69  ·  Rating Details ·  13 Ratings  ·  0 Reviews
In Faces in the Crowd Gary Giddins explores the achievements of thirty-seven artists, ranging from Irving Berlin to Spike Lee, Billie Holiday to Kay Starr, Louis Armstrong to Miles Davis, Elias Canetti to Philip Roth. He shows how Jack Benny revolutionized comedy; assesses the hardboiled fiction of James M.Cain, Raymond Chandler, and Elmore Leonard; recounts how he uncover ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published August 22nd 1996 by Da Capo Press (first published 1992)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Faces In The Crowd, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Faces In The Crowd

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-27)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
John
John rated it liked it
Apr 07, 2012
Kit
Kit rated it really liked it
Sep 07, 2007
Steve Lowenthal
Steve Lowenthal rated it really liked it
Nov 11, 2013
Jazz Fan
Jazz Fan rated it really liked it
Apr 22, 2015
Bill
Bill rated it liked it
Mar 04, 2012
Warren Senders
Warren Senders rated it it was amazing
Jan 14, 2016
Chris
Chris rated it really liked it
Mar 04, 2008
Bert
Bert rated it liked it
Jan 27, 2013
Phil
Phil rated it really liked it
Aug 30, 2016
Djll
Djll rated it liked it
Jul 31, 2009
Ron Antonucci
Ron Antonucci rated it really liked it
Oct 22, 2016
Phil Dyess-Nugent
Phil Dyess-Nugent rated it really liked it
Aug 16, 2009
Scott Weaver
Scott Weaver rated it liked it
Oct 09, 2015
Jeff
Jeff added it
Dec 22, 2008
dusty
dusty added it
Nov 05, 2015
Dawn
Dawn marked it as to-read
Jul 31, 2010
Whoknew?
Whoknew? marked it as to-read
Jun 09, 2012
Chris Lilly
Chris Lilly marked it as to-read
Apr 06, 2015
Matt
Matt marked it as to-read
Jul 16, 2013
Chriskolak
Chriskolak marked it as to-read
Dec 30, 2013
Austin Harold
Austin Harold marked it as to-read
Oct 14, 2014
Emma Stocker
Emma Stocker marked it as to-read
Dec 12, 2014
Truls Krane
Truls Krane marked it as to-read
May 05, 2015
Yasmin
Yasmin marked it as to-read
Oct 28, 2015
Mike Brown
Mike Brown is currently reading it
Jun 19, 2016
BookDB
BookDB marked it as to-read
Nov 10, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book